Martha’s Photo Albums

A Visit to The Huntington Botanical Gardens

Posted on May 28, 2016

If you’re ever in or near Southern California, I encourage you to visit the amazing Huntington Botanical Gardens in San Marino – they’re simply exquisite. American railroad magnate, [&hellip…

Preparing the Plants for Skylands

Posted on May 27, 2016

For me, every Memorial Day weekend signals a significant change of seasons. It is traditionally the weekend I go to Maine, to my home called Skylands, to plant [&hellip…

Another Great Friends of Hudson River Park Auction Dinner

Posted on May 26, 2016

If you could plan the ultimate culinary experience, who would you choose to prepare it? For two auction winners of the 2015 Friends of Hudson River Park annual [&hellip…

Preparing for a Special Dinner on Facebook

Posted on May 25, 2016

I always love entertaining, especially when it is for a good cause. Yesterday, I hosted a special dinner at my home for the auction winners of the 2015 [&hellip…

My Long Clematis Pergola

Posted on May 24, 2016

I love the flowering vine called clematis, and over the years, I’ve grown many varieties of this lovely plant. Soon after I bought my Bedford, New York farm, [&hellip…

Planting in the New Garden

Posted on May 23, 2016

This spring, I decided to fill the area across from my long clematis pergola with beautiful Stewartia trees and lush, green shade-loving plants. Over the last several weeks, [&hellip…

A Week of Garden Tours at the Farm

Posted on May 20, 2016

What a wonderful week for the first garden tours of the season here at my Bedford, New York farm. During the spring and early summer months, I agree [&hellip…

My Colorful Azaleas

Posted on May 13, 2016

Of all the shrubs that flower in spring, azaleas and tree peonies provide some of the most brilliant displays. I have them planted together in a garden just [&hellip…